Vanderbilt Defeats Mississippi 28-14 - Recap
|Vanderbilt Defeats Mississippi 28-14 - Recap|
Warren Norman scampered through the Mississippi defense for 111 yards as Vanderbilt handed the Rebels a 28-14 defeat on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Commodores were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 11.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 43.5.
Larry Smith completed 9 of 19 pass attempts for 73 yards for the Commodores in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jeremiah Masoli rushed for 104 yards for Mississippi, while Brandon Bolden added 46 yards. Jeremiah Masoli threw for 190 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Jesse Grandy and Markeith Summers had 47 and 38 yards respectively.
Vanderbilt was outgained by Mississippi 385-300 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-12 by the Rebels.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi as their offense was on the field for 33:36, longer than the 26:24 of their opponents.
Vanderbilt looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Connecticut. Mississippi will aim to get back on the winning track vs Fresno State.